uptitling


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uptitling

(ʌpˈtaɪtəlɪŋ)
n
(Professions) jocular the practice of conferring grandiose job titles to employees performing relatively menial jobs
[C20: from up + title (sense 4)]
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However, the misuse of "general" predates the recent uptitling epidemic, and the term is more than simply grandiose.
uk, says: "Changes to the 80,000-plus job titles on the website alerted us to uptitling and this research shows how motivational it can be.
Reed said large firms in particular are turning to uptitling as a tactic to keep their workforce sweet in the absence of big pay rises.